s-tronic

  1. R

    S4 S-Tronic Gearbox Oil change intervals

    Hi there, I bought my Audi S4 2013 at 72k miles and according the previous history, the gearbox oil was changed at 60k, so 22k later than the 38k that Audi suggest. As my car is now approaching 76k, i.e. the second interval, would you suggest having the gearbox oil done again to fall in line...
  2. D31V

    A3 S-Tronic 38k miles transmission oil change

    Hey, Hoping someone can offer some advice My A3 has hit 38k miles and as such Audi recommend a transmission oil change... which i can't book in due to Covid-19 etc, which i understand. The First MOT is due in November, is it wise to continue using the car until then and get the transmission...
  3. Temsku

    Weird sound from the A5 S-Tronic gearbox

    Hello! I'm having this weird noise coming from the gearbox. It occurs when the gear is on P or N. When you shift to D or R, it disappears. Flywheel has been replaced, but no impact whatsoever to the noise. The noise actually got a bit more silent, but I think it's because the gearbox oil was...
  4. M

    2.0 tdi quattro s-tronic remap?

    Hi All, I've been considering getting a remap mostly for fuel economy and after some online searching have seen mixed reviews and have no idea if there would be any noticeable difference between 4/2wd? Also seen horror story's regarding the 7 speed s tronic packing in due to upgrades. I drive...
  5. J

    a6 avant 3.0 quattro s-tronic (2011)

    afternoon, as i mentioned before in a post about the c7 or the b8 i decided on the c7, im currently in the process of purchasing it, but i have stumbled upon it maybe missing a s tronic oil change its currently on 70k now so it would be due its second one very shortly, and i was wondering...
  6. B_Elbon

    New A3 PFL - Recommended Changes

    Hi Guys, I've recently purchased my first ever Audi - a 2016 A3 1.4 TFSI (125bhp) and am loving it so far. Having had a look through the forum I've seen some very impressive modifications that some people have made to their cars - so my question is what changes would you recommend from stock...
  7. Mr Olympik

    Growing vibration while in D or R (S-Tronic)

    Hi Guys, I'm quickly running out of options as to what to do with my 2016 B9 Avant. Perhaps someone has had a similar experience? While stationary and the car in Drive or Reverse a growing vibration can be felt to fade in and stay there until I set off or put it into Park; there it is silky...
  8. Steven Teixeira

    Gearbox, nothing happening

    Hi there, new member here. I recently bought this 2011B8S4 with a engine problem, none runner, standing for 8 months, i never drove the car, had bearings replaced, according to the previous owner it was driving fine. Problem is there is no gears what so ever, there is also no codes for the...
  9. Matty_

    Facelift Selling my S3

    Unfortunately, the time has come to be an adult and buy a house which means my S3's time has come to move on. How have people fared when selling theirs on Auto Trader and the likes? Does anyone have any recommendations for where to list it? 2018 Ara Blue S-tronic. Virtual Cockpit, SS Seats...
  10. y15usf

    Common Symptoms for a failing S-Tronic Gearbox.

    Hi Guys, Im new here, First post, the noob xD Quick question is what are the common symptoms for a failing S-Tronic Gearbox for the people who had to experience this unfortunately. I have a weird thing where my car likes to rev up to 4k revs or so before gearing up on drive and red line to...
  11. dp_motley

    How to swap an S-tronic shifter on a FL 8V?

    I need to swap the S-tronic shifter with a new one that I received together with the leather interior. It has a boot with stitching that matches stitching on all the other parts of the interior. I did such a swap before on a manual 8P sportback. It was easy that time. But my s-tronic shifter...
  12. P

    S-tronic (7-speed) shifting deterioration?

    I have a 2015 A3 Ultra COD with 7-speed S-Tronic, and lately the shifting has become slower, when applying more than moderate throttle. It feels like when driving a manual and you ease up the clutch and ease down the throttle, the shifting is prolonged, with no definite biting-point. You can...
  13. Forbzeeee

    S-Tronic Gearbox Failed (DSG Issues)

    Hi all, I had the dreaded news that my gearbox has failed and needs to be replaced. Car is out of warranty (2015 S3 - 40k miles) and has been modified to stage 2 with a TCU tune. Not sure if this contributed to it or not but I know that i will need to pay out a lot of money. Symptoms -...
  14. S3_Mitch

    S-tronic Gearbox Service - The Definitive Answer

    Hi All, As per the title, I would like to create a thread containing all the information needed to make sense of the servicing requirements for the B8's S-tronic gearbox. Many threads exist on the matter which I have spent the last few days reading, unfortunately this has lead to confusion due...
  15. Steve M...

    Rear Parking Sensors VCDS Tweak...

    Hi Guys, I’ve just taken delivery of my NEW A3 30 Tdi Sportback S-line S-tronic and realised that the rear parking sensors don’t supply a visual from the MMI unit. I’ve seen from the forums that this can actually be achieved from a tweak by someone in the know. This was a quote from one of the...
  16. F

    Gear box issue

    hello everyone so tonight was driving the car having fun and then I pulled over then let the engine cool down/idle for some time and then started it up and went to pull away in auto mode and it jolted as I pull off gently. I drove round trying to find out what what’s, so I found out that it...
  17. Dylan Johnson

    Where to buy downpipes?

    I have a 1.8tfsi s-tronic and can't seem to find any downpipes online (maybe im not looking hard enough) also should I buy a 2.5" or 3"?
  18. D

    3.0 Ltr S-Tronic - Flywheel Rattle on 2nd flywheel

    Hi all, I posted a few days ago about a suspected timing chain rattle but been to a garage today who's written that idea off (thankfully) but is suggesting that it might be the flywheel. Please have a listen to this that I've recorded The sound only happens on start up when the engine is...
  19. B

    New to Audi - are they taking me for a ride?

    Pardon the pun. I'm yet to formally introduce myself. I have posted a few times without saying much about my car or history. I am the proud owner of a a Misano red 14 plate S3 Sportback S-tronic (promise will post some pics) and have been since the end of Oct 2016. I bought used with only...
  20. J

    6 Speed S-tronic and towing a trailer?

    So I would need to be towing a decent sized trailer for about 1200km(750 miles) in a few weeks with my '07 6- speed S-tronic and I've heard some horror stories from my colleagues about the 7 speed not being too happy with towing but how bad is it? I have a removable tow hitch in my car so I...
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